Deneka Named SAA Player of the Week

Deneka Named SAA Player of the Week

ATLANTA – Birmingham-Southern men's basketball student-athlete Harrison Deneka was named the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced on Wednesday.

Senior Harrison Deneka (Memphis, Tenn./Christian Brothers HS) helped lead the Panthers to two wins over Belhaven and Huntingdon last week, averaging 23 points per game and 11 rebounds per game. He was 80 percent from the field in the two wins.

Deneka leads the SAA in points per game and rebounds per game with 19.4 points and 10.2 rebounds, respectively.

Deneka and the Panthers face Transylvania in their next game at the Emory Classic on Thursday, Jan. 28 in Atlanta.